NEW YORK – Gap Inc. is equipping more of its stores with mobile devices to leverage employee training videos, highlight additional inventory for shoppers and emulate the experience of a flagship store in the hopes of driving sales, suggesting that mobile is cementing its status as a virtual shopping assistant for many brands.
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While having security is crucial, when a system is hacked, consumers tend to remember the lack of security rather than the security that was in place. The situation with mobile devices is even worse.
The problem is that Android is not controlled by one single manufacturer, not even Google, since it is open source software. So who then is going to win the Android war?
Apple recently threatened to ban apps from the App Store that use “black hat” techniques for improving visibility. There is a better way to help consumers find and download your apps.
More than 12 percent of traffic to retailers’ and other marketers’ Web sites now come from mobile devices, according to a new report from Walker Sands Communications.
IOS and Android device owners downloaded 1.2 billion mobile applications between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, pointing to continued upside potential for app developers.
Web browsing via mobile devices is growing and iOS is the operating system of choice for such activity, according to new data from NetMarketShare.
Android overtook iOS as the market share leader in mobile application downloads for the second quarter of 2011.
HTML5 essentially makes the juicy, interactive features that made Flash so attractive – video, audio, animation – now achievable within the browser, no downloads or plug-ins required.
A couple of months ago I was developing a mobile site for the No. 4 retailer, trying to create a way for users to pick many objects and extra functionality without forcing a page load.